Automotive Design: Designing with Digital Tools
9 a.m.–5 p.m., $750 day camp/$850 residential
Learn about the automotive design process used in industry after a concept theme has been developed. In this camp, you’ll get exposure to the digital tools designers use to visually communicate and refine their ideas. With these tools, you’ll translate your two-dimensional sketches into three-dimensional renderings and create a final presentation board that illustrates the concept and brand specific features of your work. Participation in the Automotive Design: Sketching and Theme Development Camp, July 16–20, is not required to attend this camp, but it is recommended.
Max. number of students: 20
 
Business and Entrepreneurship
9 a.m.–5 p.m., $750 day camp/$850 residential
Want to explore the world of business and creating new businesses? In this camp, you’ll work in teams to develop a plan for a new business, and at the end of the week, you’ll present your plan to a “Shark Tank” panel of mock investors. In this hands-on experience, you’ll learn about management and marketing, finance (including costs, profit, and equity), information technology and cybersecurity, leadership and strategy, global issues in business, sustainability, and business ethics.
Max. number of students: 20
 
Digital Fabrication and Design
9 a.m.–5 p.m., $750 day camp/$850 residential
Technology is transforming all areas of design. In this camp, you’ll see how. You’ll learn digital fabrication techniques that allow your designs to be physically created at many scales. You’ll create a three-dimensional model that can be “printed,” or robotically milled, on a CNC machine. Your instructors will work with you one-on-one to design and make your creations. Industry guest speakers will show you how these tools are used in the real world and you’ll tour local fabrication laboratories.
Max. number of students: 20
 
Game Art
9 a.m.–5 p.m., $750 day camp/$850 residential
In this camp, you’ll create a full-fledged game prototype that will be published on a digital marketplace and critiqued by local game developers. Working within a team-based, collaborative setting, you’ll assume the roles of designer, programmer, and artist, discovering your talents, interests, and focus. By the end of camp, you’ll have a game prototype and mini-game art portfolio.
Max. number of students: 20
 
Molecules in Medicine
9 a.m.–4 p.m., $750 day camp/$850 residential
Gain hands-on experience preparing pharmaceutical drugs. You’ll learn about their origins, analyze them using modern instrumentation, and study their medicinal uses. You’ll also meet a health professional and take a field trip to a local hospital.
Max. number of students: 30